Walmart Workers Film Themselves Destroying iPads, Then Promptly Get Fired

Walmart employees filmed themselves destroying merchandise in a Kentucky Walmart, reports NBC station WLEX18. The video ended up on YouTube and went viral.

“This is why you don’t buy an iPad from Walmart,” says a man at the beginning of a video. The workers then proceed to chuck boxes across what looks like a stockroom, slamming one against the ground.

A day after the video was posted, Walmart confirmed that it’s a video of night shift workers destroying merchandise, and that the associates involved no longer work for the retailer.

Here’s the statement Walmart gave to LEX 18:

“We’ve seen the video of several nightshift associates destroying merchandise in the back of our stores in August and, as anyone can imagine, it made us wince. We are also embarrassed.

… the associates involved no longer work for Walmart. Since this unfortunate incident, we haven’t received any returns of this merchandise. We stand behind our merchandise and our associates work very hard to take proper care and handling of the products we put on our shelves.”

Well, that was an easy way to get fired.

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